Tag: stock market

December 6, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for Prizes!  Series 52 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 51  spelt  P-A-W-W-I-S-H   (WHIPSAW) Series 50  spelt  L-I-O-N-S-M-E-E-T   (MILESTONE) Series 49  spelt  C-G-U-R-N-E-Y   (URGENCY) Series 48  spelt  T-I-C-K-S-L-O-P-E-S   (STOCKPILES) Series 47  spelt …

December 4, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Hedge funds Hedge fund fees pour out of the sky during market-beating alpha returns which averaged 18.3% pa in 1990s, 6.4% in 2000s, 3.4% pa since 2010.  But buoyant markets now mask outflows to keep their global size constant at £2.3tn ($3tn, €2.7tn).  In 2018, 580 funds out of 11,000 closed, outnumbering launches for a…

December 2, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Saving Germans squirrel away 10% of disposable income regardless of economic crises or interest rates, double that of the average European or American.  Only Swedes & Swiss save more.  In contrast, Britons save about 3%.  In 2016, their savings rate was actually negative. 1778: world’s 1st savings bank founded in Hamburg.  Most Germans view the…

December 31, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

End of year 2018 SLUMP DUMP TRUMP.  Slump in oil price.  DUMP in stock markets – London FTSE, New York S&P, Europe Stoxx.  Then there’s TRUMP.  The only way from here is up!  Best wishes to all our readers for good health, enough wealth & lots of happy times in 2019 Guessed the Word?   …